Saturday, August 27, 2005

EDM Challenge "Architecture - Tuscany Village"

A sketch of a Tuscany village taken from a photo.
Charcoal and colored pencils on newsprint, 17 x 23.

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8 comments:

  1. Jim, I really like the look of the charcoal and colored pencils together. There is a lot of detail in this piece... so much patience. Lovely. :)

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  2. This is really nice! I love scenes like this. In fact I have some fabric that has somewhat the same look to it. What is news print paper? The paper they print news papers on? Where can you buy that??
    Anyway, I really like this sketch.

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  3. I was in Tuscany last year in a little village (San Casciano di Bagni) that looked very similar to your sketch. It brought back some very happy memories.
    Great job!

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  4. Nice sketch! I have never tried the combination of charcoal and color pencils myself, but from your sketch it seems to work very well. I also like the soft reddish color on the buildings.

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  5. Wow. When you come back youe REALLY come back. Great to see your work again. I agree with Evy, I have never tried that combination of media before but you really got it to work.

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  6. Jim, This is really beautiful!

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  7. very nice Jim, like the small touch of pink with the soft grey shadings, I love this type of architecture, beautiful scene.

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  8. Thanks for all your comments! Kathyj, the newsprint is a large pad I purchased in an art store; it's called "newsprint."

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